Primary Care Legislative Conference
May 23, 2007
Vern Riffe Center
77 South High Street
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
State Government Divided: Challenges and Opportunities Speakers: OAFP Lobbyist David Paragas
Meet the New Director of the Ohio Department of Health - a Family Physician Committed to Prevention and Wellness Speaker: Alvin Jackson, M.D., director, Ohio Department of Health
Legislative Initiatives on Healthcare Access and Affordability Speaker: State Representative Jim Raussen, chair, Ohio House Health Care Access and Affordability Committee
Policy Options for Effective Adoption of Health Information Technology and Exchange Speaker: Bill Hayes, Ph.D., president, Health Policy Institute of Ohio
Medical Education and Physician Workforce: What is the Appropriate Role of State Government in Training Physicians? Speakers: Jack Brose, D.O., chair, Ohio Medical School Deans: Member, Ohio Board of Regents, Ohio Physician Supply and Demand Consultation Group; Laura Whitt, director of leadership development, Ohio Osteopathic Association and Member, Ohio Board of Regents, Ohio Physician Supply and Demand Consultation Group
Medicaid Reimbursement for Primary Care Physicians - The Impact on Access Speaker: Cristal Thomas, State Director of Medicaid
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Legislative Reception: Meet your legislator and discuss the issues covered during the afternoon program.
All events are complimentary for OOA members, but we ask you to please register in advance so we can make appropriate arrangements. Please indicate each session you plan to attend. Please contact the OOA for more information. 800-234-4848
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